This week's UK TV & radio

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Listings for BBC 2 on Thursday, August 23 2018

06:00The TV That Made Me 12/20. Stephen K Amos: Celebrities choose the TV moments that have shaped their lives. Stephen K Amos looks back at the classic TV that shaped him into one of Britain's funniest men. Also in HD. [S] 
06:30Animal Park Summer Special 13/15. Two new gorillas arrive in the park. But how will these adolescent boys fair leaving their family groups for the very first time, and will they be accepted into the group? Also in HD. [S] 
07:15Impossible 18/25. Game show in which players score points by answering questions correctly while avoiding the impossible answers. [S] 
08:00Inventing the Impossible: The... ...Big Life Fix. 2/4. Inventors try to help a four-year-old boy with a rare form of epilepsy. Also in HD. [AD,S,SL] 
09:00Victoria Derbyshire The BBC's daily news and current affairs programme with original stories, exclusive interviews, audience debate and breaking news. Also in HD. [S] 
11:00BBC Newsroom Live Stay up to date on the day's top stories, with the latest breaking news as it happens. Also in HD. [S] 
12:00In Which We Serve Film Noel Coward stars in the story of HMS Torrin, from its construction to its final sinking. Also in HD. [B&W, 1942] [AD,S] 
13:50Noel Coward: Talking Pictures A retrospective look at television appearances made over the years by award-winning actor Noel Coward, with archive interviews and classic clips. Narrated by Sylvia Syms. [S] 
14:20Sea Otters - a Million Dollar Baby 3/14. Wildlife documentary. Among the yachts of a millionaires' marina on the coast of California, a sea otter mum teaches her pup to survive. Also in HD. [S] 
15:15Nature's Weirdest Events Chris Packham uncovers the mysterious sudden death of hundreds of reindeer in Norway, discovers a mythical boiling river in Peru and finds out why blood red rain appeared in Spain. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
16:15Great Bear Stakeout 1/2. Documentary following the lives of grizzly bears. In this episode, the cameras follow Parsnip, a first-time grizzly mum, and her cub Pushki. Also in HD. [S] 
17:15Antiques Road Trip 4/20. Charles Hanson sets out with his metal detector, while Catherine Southon sticks to antiques shops in her quest to find items to take to a Nottingham auction. Also in HD. [S] 
18:00Celebrity Eggheads Jeremy Vine hosts a special celebrity edition of the quiz. Sports presenters Mike Bushell, Hugh Woozencroft, Holly Hamilton, Sonali Shah and Jessica Creighton face the Eggheads. Also in HD. [S] 
18:45The Repair Shop 9/15. Jay Blades and the team bring family heirlooms back to life. Lucia Scalisi repairs a much-loved landscape that has been left hanging together by a few threads of canvas. Also in HD. [S] 
19:30Great British Menu London and South East - Dessert: Creative culinary competition. It is the last chance for the chefs to secure a place cooking for the judges. Selin puts a twist on tea and toast. Also in HD. [S] 
20:00Saving Lives at Sea Documentary following the Royal National Lifeboat Institution. Courtown's inshore lifeboat crew must keep a girl with suspected spinal injuries immobile and afloat for 40 minutes. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
21:00Searching for Mum: India 2/2. Following two women who were adopted from Kolkata, returning to find their birth mothers. What they discover will affect them for the rest of their lives. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
22:00Quacks 6/6. The Physician's Hernia: William and Caroline's affair gathers speed, and Caroline asks him to run away with her. Contains some strong language. Also in HD. [AD,S] 
22:30Newsnight In-depth investigation and analysis of the stories behind the day's headlines, with Mark Urban. Also in HD. [S] Followed by weather. 
23:15Hospital 6/6. The day-to-day realities facing the NHS. Surgeons are forced to use unconventional methods to get their operations completed against the odds. Also in HD. [S] 
00:15Who Do You Think You Are? 7/8. Robert Rinder: Robert 'Judge' Rinder follows the story of his grandfather, a Holocaust survivor. Also in HD. [AD,S,SL] 
01:15Angela Carter: Of Wolves & Women A dark and delicious foray into novelist Angela Carter's extraordinary life, narrated by Sally Phillips. Contains some strong language. Also in HD. [AD,S,SL] 
02:15This Is BBC Two Highlights of programmes on BBC Two. Also in HD. [S] 
06:00The TV That Made Me 13/20. Adil Ray: Celebrities choose the TV moments that have shaped their lives. Adil Ray enjoys the classic TV moments from his past that helped put him on the path to TV stardom. Also in HD. [S]